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DDG Modernization

PEARL HARBOR (July 7, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

By Capt Ted Zobel Program Manager for Surface Combatant Modernization Operating as integral players in global maritime security while engaging in air, undersea, surface, strike and ballistic missile defense (BMD), the Navy’s Arleigh Burke class DDG 51 destroyers are the workhorses of the Fleet. With 62 destroyers currently in service …

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